15 days in India Itinerary

15 days in India Itinerary

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15 days in India Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Haridwar
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Bodh Gaya
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Varanasi
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Chitrakoot
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Allahabad
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

4
nights
Haridwar

Haridwar ©
An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Daksheshwar Mahadev and Sivananda Ashram. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rajaji Retreat and Kunjapuri Devi Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Haridwar: Rishikesh (Kayaking & Canoeing, Bharat Mandir, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chandi Devi Temple, make a trip to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, take in nature's colorful creations at Swami Vivekanand Park, and go for a walk through Birla Ghat.

Plan trip to Haridwar with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Mumbai to Haridwar is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bodh Gaya.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Rishikesh, Rajaji Retreat
Highlights from your plan
Chandi Devi Temple ©
Chandi Devi Temple
Daksheshwar Mahadev ©
Daksheshwar Mahadev
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya ©
One of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world, Bodh Gaya has risen to international fame as the place where Prince Siddhartha sat under the Bodhi tree and gained enlightenment some 2,600 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Daijokyo Buddhist Temple, pause for some photo ops at Great Buddha Statue, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Bhutan Monastery, then examine the collection at Bodhgaya Multimedia Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Bodhi Tree. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chinese Temple, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Society of India Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Root Institute, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Thai Monastery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bodh Gaya tour website .

Traveling by flight from Haridwar to Bodh Gaya takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Bodh Gaya are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Varanasi.

Things to do in Bodh Gaya

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Bhutan Monastery ©
Royal Bhutan Monastery
Thai Monastery ©
Thai Monastery
Chinese Temple ©
Chinese Temple

4
nights
Varanasi

Varanasi ©
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Popular historic sites such as Sankat Mochan Temple and Nepali Temple (Kathwala Temple) are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ruchika Art Gallery and Archaeological Museum. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Kriti Gallery, appreciate the history behind Dhamek Stupa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bindu Madhav Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kaimoor Wildlife Sanctuary .

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Varanasi trip planner.

Take a train from Bodh Gaya to Varanasi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Chitrakoot.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Museums Classes
Highlights from your plan
Kriti Gallery ©
Kriti Gallery
New Vishwanath Temple ©
New Vishwanath Temple
Sankat Mochan Temple ©
Sankat Mochan Temple

2
nights
Chitrakoot

Chitrakoot ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): Head underground at Gupt Godavari Caves, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamtaji Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Dhara Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ram Ghat, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sati Anusuya Temple. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bharat Milap Mandir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamadgiri Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Janaki Kund, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sphatik Shila, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sita Rasoi.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chitrakoot trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Varanasi to Chitrakoot takes 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Allahabad.

Things to do in Chitrakoot

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kamadgiri Temple ©
Kamadgiri Temple
Gupt Godavari ©
Gupt Godavari
Hanuman Dhara Temple ©
Hanuman Dhara Temple

2
nights
Allahabad

Allahabad ©
Rising from the meeting point of three of India's holiest rivers, Allahabad has a long and colorful history.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shivkoti Mahadev Temple, see the sky in a new way at Jawahar Planetarium, admire the striking features of Anand Bhavan, take in the spiritual surroundings of All Saints Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Khusro Bagh, and finally look for gifts at Gaya Prasad Gokul Prasad Woollen Department. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Company Gardens Allahabad, examine the collection at Allahabad Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Mandir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sai Dham Mandir, and finally make a trip to Triveni Sangam Allahabad.

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Getting from Chitrakoot to Allahabad by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Allahabad

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Khusro Bagh ©
Khusro Bagh
Anand Bhavan ©
Anand Bhavan
All Saints Cathedral ©
All Saints Cathedral

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